A few pilot developments, from Variety and the Hollywood Reporter:

" Buffy alum Michelle Trachtenberg has staked her claim to the female lead in ABC's D.C.-based comedy about a senator's aide ( Eric Christian Olsen, yes the) who falls for the daughter of his boss' political archnemesis.

" Arrested Development's Jeffrey Tambor will costar as a retired television scribe in the CBS comedy The Captain.

" Kal Penn ( Harold & Kumar) and Kali Rocha ( Grey's Anatomy) are a hypochondriac paramedic and his boss, respectively, in ABC's The Call, from the creators of 24.

" Brit hunk Stephen Moyer ( Quills) has the lead in NSA Innocent, Fox's drama (also from the folks at 24) about a defense-contractor spy.